Baseball Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran
The Baseball and Softball Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Persian: انجمن بیس بال و سافت بال جمهوری اسلامی ایران) is the governing body for baseball and softball in Iran. It was founded in 1993 as a baseball, softball, cricket and rugby union federation, but split from the rugby and cricket federation in 2010.
There are 11 provincial teams that compete in two annual national championships. The first national championship is in August and the second in February. Tehran has won 9 out of the 12 championships while Kerman, Isfahan, and Booshehr have each finished first once.
- Bahram Afsharzadeh (1993–2001)
- Mohamamd Bagher Zolfagharian (2001–2004)
- Abdollah Ramezanzadeh (2004–2006)
- Hossein Sadegh-Abedin (2006–2010)
- Hamid Reza Asemi (2010–present)
- (Persian) Official website
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